|Sathi Sanga Manka Kura Episode #537 - Sathi Sanga Manka Kura|
Every US$1 invested in improved sanitation, translates into an average return of US$9. Those benefits are experienced specifically by poor children and in the disadvantaged communities that need them most as a result of saved time, increased productivity and reduced health care costs..
Keywords: Sathi Sanga Manka Kura; SSMK; Hand Wash; WASH; Water And Sanitation Health
|The Story of Cholera - Global Health Media Project and Yoni Goodman|
A short animated film produced by the Global Health Media Project (http://globalhealthmedia.org) in collaboration with Yoni Goodman (http://yonigoodman.com). This film makes visible the invisible cholera germs as a young boy shows how to help the sick and guides his village in preventing the spread of cholera.
Keywords: Cholera; Cholera epidemic; Cholera prevention; Cholera transmission; Haiti; Water and sanitation; Global Health Media Project; Yoni Goodman; Clinical training videos; Medical videos; Medical training videos
|Popkin Challenges In Responding To Natural Disasters In Haiti 18 Dec 2013 - Barney Paul Popkin|
Haiti, despite its historic brave and courageous revolutionary past, suffers from several recurring natural disasters: high winds, floods, hurricanes, earthquakes, ground shaking, and land subsidence. Their impacts are exasperated by anthropogenic conditions: urbanization, tree-cutting and deforestation and resulting soil erosion and downslope siltation and flooding, and sea-level rising. In addition, cultural and institutional attitudes make responding to natural disasters more difficult: gover...
Keywords: Haiti; natural disasters; flooding; floods; hurricanes; earthquakes; reconstruction; high winds; floods; ground shaking; land subsidence; anthropogenic conditions; urbanization; tree-cutting; deforestation; soil erosion; siltation; sea-level rising; cultural and institutional attitudes; corruption; high crime rates; import-customs delays; customs barriers; poor roads; poor and water and sanitation; poor education; limited craft trade skills; poor health; poor nutritional status; poor construction practices; extensive poverty; poor banking; poor credit systems; poor work ethic; transparency; due diligence; competitive local quotes; competitive bids; common trade; infrastructure services; agricultural inputs; information communication technology; land surveying; analytical chemistry laboratories; soil and materials testing; construction; administrative and management services; culture matters